Contents 1. Local Heroes 2. "A Real Decent, Fine Boy"; Elvis on TV 3. The Idolmaker: Dick Clark and American Bandstand 4. Nelson Family Values 5. The Whole World Is Watching: The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show 6. Do the Demographic Rock: The Monkees 7. Bump City: 1960s TV Rock Shows 8. Tougher than Leather: Elvis's '68 Comeback Special 9. Couch Time with the Counterculture 10. After the Sugar Rush: Cartoon Rock 11. Naked Lunch Box: David Cassidy and the Cult of the Teen Idol 12. Lucite and Soul: 1970s TV Rock 13. Saturday Night Live: Rock as Comedy, Comedy as Rock 14. Last Night a Veejay Saved My Life Notes TV Rock Top 40
Marc Weingarten is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, US Weekly, Rolling Stone, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, and Vibe. He lives in Los Angeles.